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IntroductionBH8 8UQ

Use the postcode street map opposite - and the information below - to discover useful information for the BH8 8UQ postcode area in Bournemouth.

We've got loads of statistics for BH8 8UQ, including demographic data, local facilities, travel essentials, hotel accommodation, crime rates and much more.

DemographicsBH8 8UQ

What social class do the population of BH8 8UQ belong to? What are the predominant ethnic groups? How deprived is BH8 8UQ in Bournemouth, how professionally qualified are the community, and how many hours a week do they work? All this, and more information and demographic statistics about BH8 8UQ from the Census 2011.


  • 17%Children
  • 84%Adults

17% of people in this postcode area are children. Of the remainder, 3% are aged 76 or more.


  • 44.4%Male
  • 55.6%Female

From the last census, 44.4% of people in BH88UQ male, and 55.6% female. Women outnumber men in East Cliff and Springbourne.


  • 12%AB
  • 54%C2/C2
  • 34%DE

According to census records, 12% of people here have a social grade of AB (highest), compared to the national average of 27%.


  • 58%SINGLE
  • 23%MARRIED

The percentage of people who are married in BH8 8UQ is 58%. Single and 'other' people is 42%.


  • 86%WHITE
  • 15%NON-WHITE

86% of people class themselves as 'white', compared to a national UK average of 81.9%


  • 78.1%WORKING

6.1% are either unemployed or students in this area. The UK unemployment rate is 4%.

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People and Demographics

People and Demographics


An in-depth look at the demographic data of the people who live in BH8 8UQ, including ethnicity, religious beliefs, age breakdown and social grades.

BH8 8UQ Demographics

Crime Rates and Statistics

Crime Rates

Police crime stats - see how safe it is around BH8 8UQ, including burglaries, ASBOs, vehicle crime and violent crime. How does this area compare?

Crime stats in BH8 8UQ

Constituency & Democracy Information


Find out the voting intentions, poll results, your local MP, 2015 election results and voting turnout for your local constituency.

BH8 8UQ Constituency

Local Issues & Problems

Local Issues

In conjunction with FixMyStreet, view problems around BH8 8UQ reported by local residents, including flytipping, graffiti, faulty street lighting etc.

BH8 8UQ Issues

Sunrise and Sunset Times


Sunrise (dawn) and sunset (dusk) times for today as well as for the next month for the postcode area BH88UQ. Wakey wakey, rise and shine!

Sunrise/sunset in BH8 8UQ

Local Job Vacancies

Job Vacancies

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Job vacancies near BH8 8UQ

Travel & Transport



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Travel around BH8 8UQ

Traffic and Travel Reports

Traffic Reports

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Traffic near BH8 8UQ

Taxis and Minicabs

Taxi Firms

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Taxis near BH8 8UQ

Car Parks

Car Parks

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Car Parks near BH8 8UQ

Leisure & Outdoor Facilities

Events near BH8 8UQ


From local gigs to heritage events, and car boot sales to shows at the local theatre, find out what's on around BH8 8UQ.

What's on near BH8 8UQ

Local Attractions


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Attractions near BH8 8UQ

Hotels and Bed & Breakfast


Comfortable, quality bed & breakfast and hotel accommodation located within a 15 miles of the postcode area BH8 8UQ.

Hotels near BH8 8UQ

Tourist Information

Tourist Information

Locate the nearest car parks near BH8 8UQ, so you can leave your car safely while you pop to the shops.

Tourist Information BH8 8UQ

Local Amenities

Banks near BH8 8UQ


Find the nearest bank or building society in BH8 8UQ. Map locations, email addresses & customer services phone numbers.

Banks near BH8 8UQ

Cash Machines (ATMs)

Cash Machines

Locations of the nearest cash withdrawal machines (ATMs) in the BH8 8UQ postcode area that dispense money.

Cach Machines near BH8 8UQ



The nearest schools in the BH8 8UQ area, including their latest Ofsted Results, pupil statistics and test results.

Schools near BH8 8UQ

Shopping Centres

Shopping Centres

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Shopping Centres BH8 8UQ

Police Stations

Police Stations

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Police Stations in BH8 8UQ


Emergency Facilities

A handy list of emergency information in this area, including hospitals, doctors, chemists and emergency services near BH8 8UQ.

Emergencies in BH8 8UQ

Post Offices

Post Offices

Whether you want to send a letter, make a Post Office transaction or pop a letter in the local postbox, we've got you covered.

Post Offices in BH8 8UQ



A useful list of lending libraries located in and around BH8 8UQ. May also lend CDs and DVDs, and other services available.

Libraries in BH8 8UQ

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Essential InformationBH8 8UQ

BH88UQ Postcode Breakdown

Full PostcodeBH8 8UQ
Postal TownBournemouth
Ward Name
Local Authority
Local Authority Code
Area ClassificationUrban with City and Town

BH88UQ Postal District

Compass Postal District

BH8 8UQ postcode is located in the postal town of Bournemouth. Bournemouth postal area may cover a large geographical region that may correspond to several postal districts, which may include many towns and/or villages. Use the map to determine the geographical location of the postcode BH8 8UQ.

Nearest Towns & Cities
Winton0.4 miles N
Bournemouth1.2 miles SW
Holdenhurst2.6 miles E
Parley2.7 miles N
East Parley2.7 miles N
Longham3.1 miles NW
Parkstone3.1 miles W
Herne3.4 miles NE
Christchurch4.3 miles E
Hampreston4.5 miles NW
Canford Magna4.6 miles NW
Fern Down5 miles N
Broadstone5.5 miles W
Ripley5.7 miles NE
Hamworthy6 miles W
London92 miles E
Glasgow365 miles N
Edinburgh365 miles N
Cardiff78 miles NW
Liverpool192 miles N
Southampton23 miles E
Saint Ives8 miles N

Witness appeal following robbery in Basingstoke (Hampshire Constabulary)

We are appealing for witnesses following a robbery outside of Basingstoke Train Station on Monday 12 April.Shortly before 9.40pm, a 19-year-old man was assaulted by two men who stole cash from him a&hellip

Hampshire Constabulary

Do you have CCTV or a doorbell camera? (Hampshire Constabulary)

Good afternoon,We have a quick question for you - does your home or business have CCTV security systems?If so, registering your cameras, including doorbell cameras, with the N.I.C.E Investigate sy&hellip

Hampshire Constabulary

Five cannabis factories located in Southampton in March 2021 (Hampshire Constabulary)

Last month (March 2021), officers located five cannabis factories in Southampton.The cannabis factories were located in Denzil Avenue, Burgess Road, St Andrews Road, Cranbury Avenue and Romsey Road.An&hellip

Hampshire Constabulary

Kings' School video diary records lockdown education

Teachers and pupils from Winchester record the challenges of learning during the pandemic.

BBC News

Covid: Warning millions could suffer tinnitus 'trauma'

Covid combined with lockdown anxiety is "rocket fuel for tinnitus", Hampshire expert says.

BBC News

Witness appeal following robbery in Brighstone (Hampshire Constabulary)

We are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Brighstone on Thursday 8 April.Shortly before 12.30pm, a man entered the Brighstone Village Store on Main Road and threatened staff with a knife&hellip

Hampshire Constabulary

Bere Mills to host charity garden festival in June

A garden festival will be held in the private gardens of Bere Mill in Whitchurch this June.

Hampshire Chronicle

Stockbridge robbery: Pair jailed after taping elderly woman to banister

The victim was left tied up for more than an hour before managing to free herself and summon help.

BBC News

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